11030: Wahl lever-filler: early production black hard rubber ringtop, 9.65 cm long, full gold filled overlay, made shortly after Wahl's takeover of Boston Safety, this pen bears no Wahl markings on cap or barrel, just "18 1/8" and the patent date of July 5, 1904, while the side of the lever is imprinted with the patent date for the spring pressure bar used for a short time under licence from Sheaffer; "Check" pattern chasing is also more Boston than Wahl-Eversharp in appearance. "WAHL/TEMPOINT/PEN"-imprinted #2 nib has nice flex, tipping present but scant, a bit draggy.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine flex • $160
10607: Wahl-Eversharp lever-filler set in box: large "all metal barrel" pen, 12.4 cm long, gold filled "Grecian Border" pattern, big #5 nib, early raised lever, matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, shows more signs of use; both bear interesting 1922 presentation inscription. "All metal" pens are common in smaller sizes, but are seldom seen with nibs larger than #4.
DATE: c. 1922 • CONDITION: exc/VG-fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $465
10776: Wahl-Eversharp Olympian: oversize line chased red hard rubber lever-filler, 14 cm long, nickel plated trim, Wahl-made warranted nib has a semistub point, writes a nicely shaded line; typical age pitting to plating, chasing and imprints all strong, a large and desirable Wahl sub-brand model.
DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $325
11128: Wahl Signature in box: chased red hard rubber lever-filler, "Grecian Border" pattern, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Signature #2 nib, original price band on cap, in box with instructions.
DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $650
11012: Wahl lever-filler: gold filled "all metal barrel" #2-size ringtop, 9.5 cm long, "Dart" pattern; condition excellent but for tool marks to front edge of section overlay (see detail).
DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine firm • $150
10255: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: full-size "Coral" lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Gold Seal on cap, Personal Point screw-in nib unit, Gold Seal Signature nib offers moderate flex.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $650
11565: Wahl-Eversharp Equi-Poised: rare solid orange lever-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, roller clip, 18K Gold Seal "FLEXIBLE"-marked nib with "B"-marked feed, barrel threads have been repaired but invisible without disassembly. Wahl-Eversharp used this color only for the Danish market; examples are seldom seen, with most in deplorable condition..
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: broad stub flex • $1600
10196: Eversharp Doric: oversize black first-generation lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, roller clip, massive Gold Seal manifold nib with semistub tip, screw-in Personal Point nib assembly, feed marked "B" for broad; black is one of the less common Doric colors.
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $1200
11630: Eversharp Doric: full-size first generation black faceted lever-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Gold Seal, screw in Personal Point interchangeable nib unit; comes with later (c. 1940) nib unit, with feed marked "POST" (for "posting" -- fine and firm).
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $465
10898: Wahl-Eversharp Equi-Poised: "purse pen" lever-filler with clasp clip, 11.5 cm long, in rare and desirable "Flamingo" celluloid, as new, with rectangular nib grade sticker intact and round price sticker partially present.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine flex • $560
10148: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: oversize "Deco Band" black and pearl lever-filler, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, with matching 1.1 mm pencil and rare Remington-made matching pocketknife. Knife blades snap open and closed properly, end of one of the scales has been restored (see detail). Pencil has one age hairline on back behind clip, pen has small stress cracks at end of lever slot, in both cases there is a metal lining underneath. Interior of barrel mouth has also been sleeved in brass, as partial replacement of original corroded aluminum sleeve. Condition of pen and pencil is in other respects excellent, with no brassing to trim and strong imprints. Screw-in Personal Point" section, large nib is unusual, with "EVERSHARP/FLEXIBLE/MADE IN U.S.A." imprint -- also very flexible, with wide line width variation.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine flex • $895
9705: Eversharp Bantam set: red pearl miniature bulb-filler, 9.7 cm long, gold plated trim, plated #0 nib, matching 1.1 mm pencil; very lightly used, pen retains its original crimped-on rubber bulb -- very uncommon. Pen not usable as is, since the bulb is partially hardened.
DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $160
9993: Eversharp Gold Bond Doric: large green pearl marbled plunger-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, made by Wahl-Eversharp for Montgomery Wards; much less common than standard Dorics, with full Gold Bond imprints and distinctive trim band. Name on barrel, nib is slightly toothy but a good writer, all seals replaced. These "house brand" versions of classic big-name pens have become increasingly sought-after in recent years.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $525